E-mail: Kerrym@childrensaidsociety.org

Kerry Moles has worked in the areas of child welfare and domestic violence for more than twenty years. In 2001 she joined the Children’s Aid Society as the founding Director of the Family Wellness Program, which provides domestic violence intervention and prevention services with a focus on families involved in the child welfare system.  Currently she serves as Assistant Director of the Division of Counseling and Home-Based Services, which oversees domestic violence, youth justice and homemaker services as well as the Next Generation Teen Center for disconnected youth and a homeless family shelter. Prior to joining Childrens’ Aid, Kerry worked in residential facilities for children, youth and families in Los Angeles, Austin and New York and did extensive volunteer work in the areas of rape crisis and domestic violence/teen dating violence. She also served as Coordinator of the RAPP (Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) at Roosevelt High School in the Bronx and worked with domestic vioelnce perpetrators in Safe Horizons’ Domestic Violence Accountability Program (DVAP.)  Kerry is the author of The Teen Relationship Workbook (2001), The Relationship Workbook (2003) and Strategies for Anger Management (2003) and trains nationally on domestic violence and youth development. She has chaired or co-chaired several domestic violence committees/coalitions, including the NYC Children’s Services Commissioner’s Advisory Board Subcommittee on Domestic Violence, the Healthy Teen Relationships Coalition (HTRC) and the NYC Coalition on Working with Abusive Partners (CoWAP) and actively participates in a number of other citywide collaboratives and coalitions focused on domestic violence services. Kerry received her MSW from Fordham University in 1998 and her BFA from Emerson College in 1990.